If your car needs new paint, or even just a touch-up, the cost involved in getting a professional job can be more than you bargained for. Fortunately, there are less expensive alternatives-?you can even paint your own car at home!
In How to Paint Your Car On A Budget, author Pat Ganahl unveils dozens of secrets that will help anyone paint their own car. From simple scuff-and-squirt jobs to full-on, door-jambs-and-everything paint jobs, Ganahl covers everything you need to know to get a great-looking coat of paint on your car and save lots of money in the process.
This book covers painting equipment, the ins and outs of prep, masking, painting and sanding products and techniques, and real-world advice on how to budget wisely when painting your own car. It?s the most practical automotive painting book ever written!
"Beginners attempting their first full-scale job, or old-timers trying to figure out the best way to make some undetectable paint repairs will find helpful guidance here." -Rod & Custom Magazine, February 2007
"No matter if you want a simple 'scuff and squirt' or a full on, lets-paint-everything paint job, this book will help eliminate mistakes." -Performance in Motion, June/July 2006, reviewed by Bob McJannett
"If you thought painting your own car, or at least prepping it for someone else to paint, was too hard, buy this book and give it a shot. You'll be surprised by the results." -Mustang & Fords, July 2006
Table of Contents
Introduction Chapter 1 To Paint or Not to Paint
Chapter 2 To Strip or Not to Strip Chapter 3 Bodywork 101 Chapter 4 Equipment For Home Painting Chapter 5 Today?s Paint Products Chapter 6 Prep, Sand, and Mask Chapter 7 One-Day Wonder Chapter 8 Scuff and Squirt Chapter 9 The Full Job Chapter 10 Going Further Chapter 11 Color Sand and Rub Out
Dimensions: 8-1/2 x 11"